CBD. Sexual wellness. Niche-stige. Indie beauty. These are just a few of the trending categories stemming from 1,200-plus products competing for this year’s CEW Beauty Awards. Read about these trends, and more, along with the brands that are leading them, in this Industry Report curated by Beauty News.

CEW’s annual Beauty Awards Program is the only one of it’s kind where industry executives vote on the best beauty products created by their colleagues—and competitors. (Who knows better than beauty execs what’s best in beauty?) Be sure to use this Industry Report when attending The Product Demo February 27 at The Metropolitan Pavilion.